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Mar 31, 2013 5:30am PDT
of climate change. >> hello, again, you are watching al-jazeera. top story, hamid karzai has been meeting the emir of kosar as part of ongoing peace with the taliban. this could be used as a base of future negotiations. kenya has increased security following riots over the saturday election rulings. two people were killed after the high court rejected claims of fraud. a prominent egyptian comedian has handed himself in to prosecutors to face questioning. he has a riot -- he arrived at the high court earlier. under complaints that he had insulted islam and the egyptian president. pope francis called for peace while leading his first easter sunday celebration. tens of thousands of people attended the open air mass to mark the holiest day in the christian calendar. how was this mass received by the crowds? >> received very well. i have to say that a couple of times the crowd erupted in a big applause, particularly after the pope appeared on the main balcony here in the square. he gave the message in latin for safety and the world, traditionally a message of peace. this year, however, he brok
Mar 19, 2013 6:00am PDT
changed the mideast, but not in the way initial supporters thought it would. proep francis officially begins his term as leader of the catholic church. we will go live to the vatican for the changes. >> gay marriage advocates find an ally in former secretary of state hillary clinton. what does the push tell us about future political plans? >> it's tuesday, march 19th, 2013. "the daily rundown." i'm luke russert in for chuck todd who just landed in israel. we start with breaking news out of nevada where six u.s. marines have been kill and eight wounded in an explosion that occurred in a training exercise overnight at the army's hawthorne depot and storage facility in western nevada. we go now for the latest. jim, was this an accident or did somebody do something wrong? >> it was clearly an accident according to u.s. military officials who say that the six marines were killed and eight others wounded in a live fire training exercise at the hawthorne army depot early this morning. according to the officials, there several accounts. one that has the marines loaded and a 16-millimeter mort
Mar 16, 2013 7:00am PDT
is that this is an actual battle which is the hidden struggle between the change and the status quo. basically criticizing what happened and saying that he has been forced to challenge the decision. now, what happens next is that the supreme court and the judges there will have to look at the petition, look at the evidence presented to them. they have two weeks to do so, but what has happened already, because of this petition, is the en august ration of the president-elect, uhuru kenyatta has been delayed from 26 march to 16 april, and that is if the court actually throws out the petition and agrees that kenyatta is president. >> in the meantime, we're getting reports of tear gas being fired at odinga's out on the street. just how destabilizing is this refusal of his to accept the election results? >> well, i have to say, it was quite a small cloud outside the supreme court and what you're describing happened earlier in the day to disperse that cloud. it was outside the court. the crowd was pretty vocal. there were politicians up and speaking to the cloud, to people who were singing. yet some people were
Mar 7, 2013 10:00am EST
enforcement more effective tools. the substitute also incorporates a number of changes, the result of suggestions from senator grassley and his staff. we have been working on this since january. tried to be responsive to the ranking member's concerns and suggestions, and have reached across the aisle to other senators. as a a.t.f. whistleblower, senator grassley has been the lead senator in whistleblower legislation, was a a.t.f. whistleblower, who testified last congress that the existing laws are toothless and they can help law enforcement -- can't help law enforcement, and that's why law enforcement consistently has called for firearms trafficking statute that can be effective and go after straw purchasers. we need now is to create better law enforcement tools. and i think this will -- the senators can join together on this will close a very dangerous loophole in the law that mexican drug cartels and gangs and other criminals have exploited for too long. stop illegal trafficking the firme arms act is important. this week -- the firearms act is important. this week the "usa today
Mar 9, 2013 4:00pm PST
. >>> one of the most famous college dropouts plans to change how future generations go to college. an interview with bill gates. >>> and -- ♪ i don't want to be another wave in the ocean ♪ >> bon jovi provided a sound track for a generation. he's talking to us. hello, everyone. i'm don lemon. all that ahead this hour. first, this. defense secretary chuck hagel is getting a firsthand look at how dangerous afghanistan remains 11 years into the war. also a direct message from the taliban. he's making his first visit since being appointed last month. . it began on a deadly note. a suicide bomber detonated a device in kabul. nine people were killed. a half an hour later nine others were killed when another suicide bomber attacked a check point south of kabul. >> we're at war. war didn't stop. and we have a war here. that's just the reality. we're going to continue to work with the afghans and our coalition partners to fight that war and to assure that the afghan people have every ability and right to develop their own country, their own way in a democracy. >> so taliban claims resp
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Mar 4, 2013 3:00pm PST
attack. and the administration's changing explanation. >> i'm not going to vote for brennan until the c.i.a. said they did change the talking points. lets us know who did it and why. we have a picture of what happened real-time in benghazi. >> senate floor. majority leader warped of threats abroad. and republicans in advance of tuesday committee vote. >> it's crucial we have a dedicated individual like john brennan the nation's prominent intelligence agency. >> republican again and again, rejected politics in a confirmation process. >> the swing vote on the intelligence committee, ron widen and udall had no comment today. separately fox news was told a release of information was anticipated tonight. the ranking republican on the committee chambliss late today he would need to speak with feinstein before tomorrow's scheduled vote could proceed. >> presenting united front behind john kerry's meeting with the saudi counterpart today. chief washington correspondent james rosen reports tonight on kerry's efforts to shore up miles per hour interest in the region. >> -- americans interest in
Mar 23, 2013 4:40pm EDT
that got done, things that dealt with climate change and other environmental issues. >> now let's move on to the reason we brought you here in the first place to talk about the house and senate approved legislation to keep the government funded through september avoiding a shutdown but keeping in place the sequester. explain to us how the government funding will work thund bill. guest: they are able to continue funding government past the march 37 deadline. it was a very fine line they had to walk. republicans weren't going to sign off on something that redid the cr but there are a number of republicans who were trying to get piece of the sequester reinstated. so as a result they put together a package, a compromise mostly came together in the senate, both side working together that restores some of the funding but fleeves place a lot of the other cuts. air traffic control towers still going to see problems. other places fur lowses will still happen. meat inspec tors spared the action a little bit. we are all making a bill big deal about the budget this week because in regular order th
Mar 6, 2013 4:00pm PST
of the united nations. but even there today, a brief moment of silent tribute. this is a moment of change, undoubtedly. also, this is not about politics. it is about a man and a deep, a visceral sense of loss. >> hugo chavez's koffman has just arrived at the military academy -- coffin has just arrived at the military academy, where he will lie in state until friday. i spoke with the former venezuelan minister of trade who joins us from new york. well hugo chavez's brand of populism outlive him? >> it will. there are several forces that he unleashed in the country that are going to be there for awhile. at the front of the debate, the poor and needy. he was very vehement about their exclusion he also did that in a highly polarized in fashion. the politics of rage and revenge have become part of the political fabric of the country and that is one of the many wounds that need to be late -- shield, whoever -- that needs to be healed, whoever his successor is. >> you think that will come with the election, whenever that is? >> this is not an end -- a normal election when there is a political pa
Mar 9, 2013 7:00am PST
in downtown walnut creek making changes in how they serve patrons. >> a new police substation is up and running in a part of san francisco that's known for increased violence. and a gun buyback event today in a bay area city known for gun violence. we'll have a live report. >> hello everybody. welcome to kron 4 news weekend. i'm ysabel duron >> i'm marty gonzalez we'll get to the news in a moment. but first, let's get a quick check of your forecast with janu. when good morning marty. we are taking alar to look outside the golden gate bridge. a beautiful start to the weekend, up plenty of sunshine and we're expecting sunshine this afternoon with warming temperatures. clear and cool during the overnight hours. it is chilly in the north this morning. 36 degrees in santa rosa and 38 degrees in napa. low '40's for the eastern shore. 46 degrees currently in san jose. 66 degrees today in los gatos 68 in oakland. a little chillier along the coast and the peninsula. we will season '70s and the north bay. 70 in santa rosa and napa. we will continue to feel the warming trend and look at the ex
Mar 31, 2013 10:00am PDT
that is through the rule of law. so national committee was put together. and they changed a third of the constitution created an independent commission for elections, a new constitutional court, many other laws, so we took the systematic approach, mainly because of my experiences in being educated in the west and looking at how western systems did it, it was really the rule of law, and i sometimes am surprised by western think tanks and certain european ambassadors of our country where they say this is going to be very difficult. you think? this has been a major challenge and you can't have this by waving a magic wand. it will take work to create platforms so people will start in the next elections vote for candidates because they're on the left or right of those particular issues. that political party culture, that is the major challenge. and where we're starting from down in jordan, i think we're still steps ahead of many, many countries in the middle east. it's going to be tough for all of us, but that's the only way i think we can do it. >> your majesty, thank you very much. t
Mar 22, 2013 10:30pm EDT
. the question is, is the congress envisioned by our founders still able to meet the changing needs of our country? the key word is able to meet the changing needs of our country. i think we get a strong vote no. but we ask for those watching at home to vote and see if congress is able to immediate those -- meet those needs. we're being live streamed on the policy center website. or you can tweet us husing the hashtag engage u.s.a. later in the program i will read your twitter comments. first i want to get back to our panel. i want to go to senator daschle. senator snow laid out a range of useful reforms but she said something that struck me and i'm paraphrasing. she said it hasn't always been like this. in the past there has been a way for leaders and members of both parties to get along despite of their differences. you and i were joking backstage that when you said majority leader, congress functioned perfectly, like a well-running clock. no one ever disagreed on anything and it was all comedy. i might be exaggerating slightly. but in all seriousness that the challenges of the governmen
Mar 11, 2013 12:00pm PDT
to the pentagon. >> i'm krystal ball. chug hagel witnessed those changes firsthand. >> i'm defending bill clinton over the defense of marriage act. a whole new week of "the cycle" is in your life starting now. >>> grand bargain. budget battle. spending showdown. get ready to hear those terms thrown around a lot this week in washington. senate demes are working on their first budget in four years. yeah. you heard that right. it has been four years since the senate passed a budget. in the house, republican paul ry ryan. where have i heard that name? with are appealing obama care, it is dead on arrival. what is his name? willard mitt romney? and the last time i cheg, romney and ryan are not in the white house. i'm kidding. i didn't have to check. this time president obama is skipping the one-on-one budget negotiations that have failed before. instead, going straight to the members themselves. he is meeting this week with the entire republican and democratic caucuses from both the house and the senate. opening to find a grand bargain on taxes. spending cuts and entitlement reform with the pressure of
Mar 29, 2013 9:00am EDT
for investment to come in. and we have affected a lot of changes of our laws. a lot of strengthening of institutions, and a lot of adoption of fiscal measures that have given signals out that we are stabilizing the economy and we are preparing it for adequate investments. and these have been recognized by the world bank, also one of the 10 top reformers in the world in terms of -- [applause] we have also in the process attracted investments in the region's upon millions and millions of dollars. these investments are now changing the agriculture and mining sectors. so a lot of things that could indicate there is a need for us to continue with the democratic process. and when there is a moccasin stability, it will open up investment opportunities. and that is where we are as a nation you. that is why we now believe that sierra leone is no longer a country of a flawed diamond studded snow for in the past. sierra leone is now an investment destination. sierra leone is the place to do business. this is been recognized by the world bank, the imf. last year, our economy was referred to as t
Mar 9, 2013 10:25am EST
. in the area of national security, the threats to israel's existence continue, but they have changed as the world and the region have changed over the last decade. the arab spring, at once full of both hope and uncertainty, has required israel and the united states to reassess old and settled relationships. iran's dangerous nuclear weapons program and its continued support of terrorist organizations like hezbollah and hamas not only endanger israel but endanger the world. [applause} attempts of much of the world to isolate and delegitimize the state of israel are increasingly common and taken as the norm in other parts of the world. all these pressures are similar but different and they've put enormous pressure on the state of israel. we understand that and we especially understand that if we make a mistake, it is not a threat to our existence, but if israel makes a mistake, it could be a threat to its very existence. [applause] that is why from the moment the president took office, he has acted swiftly and decisively to make clear to the whole world and to israel that even as circum
Mar 13, 2013 1:00am EDT
it ability development -- capability development, a, have you seen any glimpse of possible change in the decision-making and will of the leadership that will decide whether or not they will comply in any sense at all with requests made by the global community, and b, are there concerns relative to the cooperation between north korea and iran relative to holistic missile technology and other aspects that might give iran -- modify the timetable for the ability to get this capability? >> for the first part of your question at the second part for the relationship between north korea and iran, that might be better addressed in closed session. clearly the sanctions have had profound impact on iran's economy. by any measure, whether it is inflation are unemployment availability, commodities, etc. that situation is getting worse. at the same time, these publicly, overtly change in iranian leadership, the supreme leader's approach, we can go into perhaps more detail our discussion in it closed -- in a close setting for some indications that might be of interest to you. i will let it go at
Mar 19, 2013 12:00pm EDT
communities warn of the threats posed by climate change to national security and international stability. economists recognize the distortion of energy markets that overlook the true cost of carbon pollution, and government accountants now list climate change as a threat to our fiscal stability. now, today, as we enter the passover and easter season and as catholics the world over celebrate the selection of a new pope, we turn to voices of faith. they, too, call upon us. they call upon us to heed the moral imperatives of protecting creation and seeking justice for all people. they call upon us to reflect on our faith, on our relationship to our world and each other and on our responsibility to future generations. and they call upon us as president obama reminded us in his inaugural address to preserve our planet commanded to our care by god. i lay no claim to religious authority, but i must believe this -- something that harms others, something that disturbs god's creation, something that stands on lies and greed, protecting that must not be consistent with god's will. in his 2010 world
Mar 31, 2013 7:45pm EDT
a revolutionary change in the world louseworts, revolutionary changes in terms of the way politics have shaped the sports that so many of us care about, yet you would never know that by reading the traditional sports media. anything you read the sports media and it reminds me of the old reporters to use to be normal was called the race speech for the new york times and 1950's and they would go down and cover that so rights movement and come back with the most insipid, juvenile, irrelevant stories of what they're seeing, like the quality of dr. martin the pickings suits . and so, how can you be expected to be a civic leader when he wears his baggy gray flannel suits that are so ill fitting. you read this. my god. you don't see what is happening right before your eyes. that is so much in the sports journalism today. before i talk about the revolution -- revolutionary changes i want to talk a little bit about sports journalism because i think most "-- sports journalism involves roughly three categories. the first is just, you could call it the us weekly. who is an athlete dating him what kind of
Mar 19, 2013 6:00am EDT
if it is not a dramatic change, could only help the president as he relates to the new government. i would say that is the first part. there dennis and i agree. the policy summit, these guys will be having something like five hours together, probably the most intense conversations and time netanyahu and obama have ever spent together. obama has said there is not any leader he has sat with more than netanyahu. this is the most intense period of time that they have had. each one has sober expectations. they have been at this for four years. obama knows that they have different political visions. and it cannot do know is that netanyahu -- netanyahu knows obama is less inclined towards intervention. this could be a good thing. from the israel side, my sense is -- hear about the layout howe saw the conversation and then lay out some other key points, syria, lebanon, and the palestinian issue -- on iran, i think it is clear that men -- that netanyahu people go in, when we hear that certain weaponry has been moved out of the goals, or diplomacy has been indecisive, how do they relate to that? the red
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Mar 22, 2013 6:00pm PDT
ideas. we're taking concrete actions to change course. i have unequivocally prohibited the use of torture by the united states, and i have ordered the prison at guantanamo by early next year. >> while the united states has done much to promote peace and prosperity we have at times been disengaged and we thought to dictate our terms. >> sean: ambassador, arrogant, derisive and contrary to our deals and guilty of torture and we're giving money to the muslim brotherhood. what is wrong were that? >> those kinds of comments don't win us any friends and seen as signs of weakness. this president thinks history began with this administration. when we encourage muslim brotherhood movements around the region and disregard king abdullah and other friends in the arab world we are giving encouragement to those that are going to try to overthrow them. get ready, things will get worse there. >> sean: and king abdullah is a wolf in sheep's clothing. what do you think he'll do with the money and tanks we give them? >> i think he should apology the things he said. i think it's pursuing the milit
Mar 20, 2013 11:00am PDT
obtaining a nuclear weapon. not just to contain, but to prevent. do you foresee, martin, any change from the administration towards iran either in action or tone? >> i would imagine that the administration does not want any change for the time being. and i would just like to add to your introduction. i'm not sure it is true to say israel trust the united states completely. they need to say that they do and they need to believe the united states because they are still -- that serves a lot of questions being asked and that is one of the key issues that the two leaders will be discussing. netanyahu will be asking obama, prove to me, show me, that you really will take military action if necessary, if economic sanctions and diplomacy do work then you can stop iran from getting a nuclear bomb. israel really is an skoesten shl issue. that is a question in israel's mind. whether the united states will change its policies at the moment, of course, that will depend on progress in iran. and there is real progress. the question is in iran, how close are they actually to in terms of enriching uranium
Mar 23, 2013 5:00am PDT
worked on long island and it's changed long island in a lot of ways. places have gotten far, far more diverse quite quickly. i remember when i covered the last big immigration fight in 2006-2007, one of the hot spots was in long island partly because things had changed very quickly. there were a lot of day laborers. tensions around day laborers. what are the politics four and your district? >> the politics for me to be very honest with you and i think i have extremely intelligent constituents -- >> as does every member of congress. >> they follow what's going on as far as in the news and everything else like that. but my district, the immigration issue is so diverse. it's not one solid large group. >> interesting. >> so, you know, i have asians. i have latinos. i have just -- you name it. if you look at the percentages they are there. so it's not an issue. i will say to you eight or nine years ago it was an issue. i was speaking at a temple and they were saying, you know, they didn't like the way downtown was going because these people were buying the stores in a said so you would rat
Mar 1, 2013 3:00pm PST
court to strike down the ban as unconstitutional. the president once opposed gay marriage, but changed his stance during his re-election campaign. he said today he and the country have evolved. >> when the supreme court essentially called the question by taking this case about california's law, i didn't feel like that was something that this administration could avoid. i felt it was important for us to articulate what i believe and what this administration stands for. >> sreenivasan: 200 congressional democrats also filed a brief today urging the court to overturn the california ban. they join more than 100 prominent republicans who voiced their support earlier in the week. the justices will hear oral arguments in late march. a federal judge in california has cut a $1 billion damage award in the apple-samsung fight by nearly half. samsung will now have to pay apple just under $600 million for infringing on smart phone and tablet computer patents. the judge also ordered a new trial on some of apple's allegations in the case. wall street ended the week with small gains. the dow jones ind
Mar 23, 2013 7:00am EDT
sinced i have seen -- 1988. i have seen it three or four times change. why do they put any president in and they keep changing it? now, they put obama in their -- there. ,ou say it is not a racial call but it looks everything base -- that he says, they knock him down area an. we old people deserve to have -- proper medical care. you have other colors. host: this is a statement by the chairman of the policy committee -- host: back to the phones, rick in massachusetts is on our line for independents. go ahead. caller: good morning, everyone. i am in the upper middle income bracket and i support the health care law. until we get to the point where hospitals refuse people with no insurance, we have to make sure that people that can pay for it , pay for it. am a bit disgusted that the largest group against it are that are on medicare. as people know, that is the program that has to be reformed. that is going to cause the country to go broke in the future. if people can look it is rationally, this is what we have to do. thank you. host: we are continuing the conversation on twitter. we hav
Mar 5, 2013 1:00am EST
to as the revolution of 1800, because it was such a dramatic change in the other party coming in. he did not attend the in migration. some thought he was being spiteful. he had to catch an early stage to get back. part of it was a man who, in a sense, he felt the trade him and defeated him. i think that was probably the hardest thing to get. >> the couple that's been so many years apart and the development of their country and now had this opportunity to live together, how long did they live together in the white house years? >> abigail lived to 1818. he lived together for 18 years. >> how was it for them? >> they were idyllic for them and very difficult in some ways. abigail refused to visit her daughter because she said i can't leave john. during that time, her daughter had a mastectomy in 1811 without anesthesia. >> that is so hard to think of. >> she ultimately died two years later. it was a time of satisfaction and peace and also very great disruptions in their lives. they had problems with grandchildren and children and constant drama going on. one grandson went and fought in the revolution i
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Mar 23, 2013 11:30am PDT
and real objective reporting. will anything change? . taking a page out of the obama sequester scare play book, a top democratic leader is accused of trying to tie the budget cuts to the deaths of american marines, most in the media missed this as well. a new book out about our fox news chief. what kind of attention do you think that's getting? >> writer and contributor judy miller. cal thomas. jim pinkerton, american conservative magazine and he will enratner, talk radio service. i'm jon scott, fox news watch is on right now. >> i believe that israel is rooted not just in history and tradition, but also in a simple and profound idea. the idea that people deserve to be free in a land of their own. the palestinian people's right to self-determination, their right to justice must be recognized. put yourself in their shoes and look at the world through their eyes. it is not fair that a palestinian child cannot grow up in a state of their own. . >> jon: president obama speaking to a primarily jewish audience in jerusalem on thursday, be a major trip to the middle east which had some critics i
Mar 2, 2013 6:00am PST
government. the opposition green party is hoping to persuade them to choose a fundamental change. they've just launched their election platform, and it includes more renewable energy, higher taxes for higher earners and more equality in the house system. >> the greens have dubbed their election headquarters in berlin base camp. that's where party leaders gathered to present their draft campaign manifesto. it calls for fundamental economic change. >> we support the market economy, but it should become a social market economy, as well as an environmental one. >> their primary goal is to quickly and fairly implement the country's switch to sustainable injuries. the greens' other fundamental goals is to fight for social justice. >> the majority in this country want a just society. that's why we also have to pay off our common debts that affect future generations together and those capable of shoulders a bigger load should do so. >> the manifesto also includes about 50 specific projects that the greens want to imhement, including higher taxes on the wealthy and a minimum wage. party leaders
Mar 27, 2013 7:00pm PDT
the bread anyway, let alone with the proposed changes. >> if i can't make it work, i will shut my bakery down. no matter what the government tries to do with me. >> trouble is egypt can't grow enough wheat to feed its people and they can't afford to increase production. it needs to be paid for with dollars, precisely what egypt doesn't have right now >> the challenges facing the egyptian government are so new mexico us are. -- -- numerous. >> there is no easy or painless solution to the economic problems. in some ways the whole of egypt, not just its poor, is today on the bread line. >> the internet has reportedly slowed down after one of the biggest cyberattacks ever recorded. it is unprecedented. a run of possible further disrippingses. a european organization block spam content was targeted. detainees on a hunger strike at ib have made new -- goib guantanamo bay. the men are protest g over their indefinite confinement and harsh treatment at the camp. a massive landslide in washington state in the u.s. has cut off more than 12 homes. residence in whidbey island reported hearing a boom
Mar 31, 2013 2:00pm PDT
the much awaited changes. aljazeera, the vatican city. >> in syria, rebels have launched another attack to capture the international airport in the city of aleppo. they had tried to take control for weeks. video claims to assure air strikes on saturday. continuing between government troops and rebels in northern maile. one soldier was injured. this happened as the french president, francois hollande, said the french president forces had accomplished their goals. they will defer taking control until mid january. a national army. there was a battle between the french forces and rebels in the north. north korean state television has continued its propaganda offensive, showing large rallies by officers and civilians. near daily threats from p'yongyang, including launching nuclear strikes against the u.s., and they maintain that a full-scale war in the peninsula is unlikely. egyptian talk-show host has been answering allegations. he has now been released on bail, but controversy surrounds the case. chanting his name, they protested against the decision of the prosecutors to investigate. he i
Mar 26, 2013 12:00pm EDT
't seem to be worried. at least they isn't through the day of october 5th. that changed overnight on the 5th and the 6th and i heard from a pretty well plugged in person in the policy part of this, is that the israelis would know if there was going to be a war because they had great intelligence and they had a source high up in egypt, and they didn't -- i didn't know who it was at that time. israelys have now said -- not total yunnan him inity on this but the people i take seriously say they recruited a very high-ranking egyptian, he happened to be former president nassar's son-in-law, which makes it even more interesting, and that they were quite sure that if this was for real, they would hear from him, which they did, on october 4th he demanded a meeting in london with their military intelligence. military intelligence flew to london. was debriefed by him. went back to israel, reported to the prime minister, and that's what changed their perception so that the next day, we got the message from golda meir, there is going to be war and it's going to happen by the end of they today. and tha
Mar 22, 2013 2:00pm EDT
it and how can we change it. d i have told them and scythed example after -- cited example after example. t's only in recent years we've seen the debilitation of the legislative process. i think it's important to engage the public as we are doing and getting ideas on how we can reform congressionally and politically as well as reform. that's important. and that's why getting a spectrum from the public across the country is going to be crucial in this regard. and then the other part of it is using and harnessing the social media to make your elected officials accountable. there is no reason they ought to be taking recesses when they are facing a sequester frankly. the debt ceiling back in 2011. half our time in the senate between january and june, half of our time was not spent on legislative business. in fact in 2011 alone, it was one of the fewest number of days we've been in session since 1992 and here it was coinciding with one of the event that created the highest level of policy uncertainty of any event over the last 20 years, surpassing the wars, surpassing the financial crieses, sept
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Mar 30, 2013 9:00am PDT
ruler and trying to change the nature of the regime itself . at no time had he had a smaller basis of support that kim jong-un today. all of the threats he's backing himself in a corner and doesn't know the consequences of what he's doing and the window for violence is open. >> talk about the timing of the threat. what do you sigh as being significant at this point? >> north korea always makes threats before the south korea and will united states do the joint drills and they did it this year. but most of the time north korea goes silent and this time the warnings are more dire and intense and that means something is different this year than previous years. we need to have a vigilant posture. >> do you think that the young leader is trying to create an aura among his people that he is in charge and he is not his father? >> i totally agree with that. but the problem is, he may not know where the line s. kim jong-il used murdered effect itchly and murdered a number ever americans and south koreas but hoo got away with it kim jong-un has to make himself appear better than his dad and h
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Mar 4, 2013 6:00am PST
was tax rates won't change. >> right. bill: which, pay attention to that. that phrasing there. however, you bo after the loopholes, whether it is, interest rate deduction, whether charity deductions will stay on the table or not. do you see any of that being mixed into this current debate? >> yes it is, very much is in the debate but if you cut deductions, the president calls them loopholes, if you cut deductions those deductions are used primarily by upper income people. they will in the end pay a lot more money in tax. that is form of tax increase. and then you have this tax rate question. if we get the "buffett rule", which the president is pushing for, that would be a change in the top tax rate as well as a closing of loopholes and deductions. bill: we'll see how they negotiate in the coming months or month. thank you, sir. see you at 9:20 on fbn. martha. martha: how much exactly do the top 10% of american households pay in taxes? according to the tax foundation the top 1% pay about 37.38% of the total tax burden renn in this country. more than a third, close to 40%. the top 1% ear
Mar 12, 2013 12:00pm PDT
is in place. he will need a super majority of 77 votes. he'll then pick his new name, change into the traditional white vestment, of course, pray for a ploem and then be introduced over the balcony on st. peter's scare to call habemus papam. how long will we wait? the shortest was only a few hours in 1503. steve remembers that. the longest took nearly three years. that was back in the 12th century. >> toure remembers that. >> the nine most recent conclaves averaged about three days. msnbc's chris jansing is in vatican city. you also covered the 2005 conclave that elected benedict xvi. describe the pomp and circumstance of today and leading up to this? >> reporter: well, first, let me say, few do pomp and circumstance as well as the catholic church. but look where we are. if you look behind me, the spectacular dome of st. peter's basilica. that's where the cardinals started their day. not just the 115 voting cardinals but those over 80 as well because they had mass this morning. it just looks absolutely spectacular. then they have that polling chapel which is gorgeous and then
Mar 1, 2013 12:00am PST
of saying let's go and do something and discussing what objectives would change the world, would help, would make you feel good. i assume bill when he turns out the light at night looks in the mirror at the last second got to have a smile on his face. you think about what he and his wife have done over the years, not just with their money but being an example to others in leading. one of the programs we have is working a maternal health in tanzania, training high school graduates with no medical -- >> rose: this is bloomberg plan. >> bloomberg is doing this but it's the under the bill and melinda gates. people are learning cesareans. if you are in tanzania and you need a cesarean, you die. you got to be able to do better than that. in fact with the tanzanian government, because of the melinda calling, that's why it came to our attention and that's why we're doing it and she deserves a lot of credit for this. >> rose: you're the first to give her that credit. >> absolutely. a tough night -- >> rose: how is it the two of you working together. is it different you now have almost full time th
Mar 2, 2013 7:00am PST
with extra security. but the changes helped insure a peaceful first friday art walk in oakland last night. the changes remain after a fatal shooting of a teenager at last month's event. organizers banned alcohol. ended the walk an hour earlier at 9:00 p.m. and shortened it from 10 blocks to seven. there was extra security and a strong police presence. >> when you look at the city and what it is trying to do, they tried images of oakland to change the businesses and this is sort of the calling card. >> a candlelight vigil was held to remember the 131 homicide victims in oakland st year. >>> new information shows a loophole allows sant cruise gunman jer ny goulet to fall off police radar. investigators say he had a history of crimes before killing two detectives on tuesday. he was convicted of peeping incidents in three different cities and accused of raping two women while serving in the military in hawaii but the santa cruz sentinel is reporting that he never appeared on two law enforcement computer databases that track criminals. >>> meanwhile the santa cruz community is rallying to comf
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Mar 4, 2013 11:00pm EST
climate change folks, if it is hot it is climate change, if it is cold, it is climate change. you know what i'm saying. you can add anything to it and there is no way to come out ahead of it. what do you make of that? >> the president is running the country. it is like running a business. if your board of directors tells you you have to make cuts, you have to make cuts and he should deal to make them without cutting any essential services particularly when the cuts are this small. we can do this if the president will lead, if the government will go forth in an effective manner. neil: what does it say the president say these cuts are to tony and anne cuts to the core, armageddon like, does he really have the appetite for the substantial things we need to see done for the continued resolutions? by the end of this month and more substantial cuts down the road in future months. >> i think the american people know these are not to tony and cuts, they are not severe cuts, we have a spending problem. when you spend more than you ring in you have a spending problem. they're making a bigger dea
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Mar 14, 2013 3:00pm PDT
for g.o.p. change. >> the g.o.p. of old has grown stale and moss covered. the new g.o.p. will need to embrace liberty in the economic and the personal sphere. >> others eyeing the white house or being urged to address cpac are jeb bush, louisiana governor bobby jindal and wisconsin governor scott walker who share cpac concern that the republicans not abandon core principles and misguided overreaction to last year election defeat. some including mitt romney, sarah palin, michele bachmann, newt gingrich and even donald trump plan to share lessons learned from past campaign defeat for those mulling over future contest. rick santorum has not ruled out running again. neither has fellow 2012 con zesttant rick perry who says he supports legitimate government. just not unlimited government. two popular governors were snubbed by cpac. new jersey governor chris christie for praising the president's response to super storm sandy and expanding medicaid in garden state. virginia's bob mcdonald who raised taxes to pay for overdue transportation projects in his state. cpac officials make no apolo
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Mar 19, 2013 3:00pm PDT
tax state. >> the game is rigged. yuf want win. we can change the rules on you after the fact. that is not fair. >> ironically for a tax break design to inven insent vise investment, it's reinforcing california antibusiness reputation. jerry brown issued a statement -- we are reviewing the situation to term how best to help the business owners given court's decision." >> ultimately, the legislature can try to fix it but the bill is still on the governor's desk. >> state he affected taxpayers can request a waiver to hope they lamer out a deal. if the reprieve does not come, the tax man will. >> bret: william la jeunesse in los angeles. thank you. >>> the house has begun general debate on the budget on capitol hill. that discussion will continue in to tomorrow. followed by debate on the proposals by republican paul ryan. alternatives. housing start meantime continue to rise. february's numbers where are behind only december's. as the best since 2008. building permit request reached 4-1/2-year high. dow liked that returning to the positive side a bit. gaining four. s&p 500 droppe
Mar 11, 2013 4:00pm PDT
first lady, laura bush. how she sees the gop changing. let's go "outfront." >>> and good evening, everyone, i'm erin burnett. tough talk from north korea. today north korean officials scrapped the armistice that's created nearly 60 years of peace, uneasy peace, but peace with south korea. this after the u.n. security council unanimously passed tougher sanctions thursday against pyongyang. the reason for those sanctions, north korea's third nuclear test. north korea also threatened in an editorial in its state-run newspaper that, quote, as the armistice agreement has been nullified, no one can expect what will happen next. so is this just your run-of-the-mill sabre rattling, or does north korea's new young leader have something to prove and have the will to prove it? president obama's national security adviser tom donilon says the u.s. isn't taking a chance. >> the united states will not accept north korea as a nuclear state, nor will we stand by while it seeks to develop a nuclear-armed missile. >> earlier i spoke with general jim jones. so kim jong-un's father was in power for 1
Mar 24, 2013 12:00pm EDT
states about what has changed on the ground in israel and in the palestinian territories, and were each of the player was, netanyahu and mahmoud abbas. there is also the sense that a few the american president you can make anything move, and then you go against reality. it's not enough to be the candidate of change, the president of change. there is certainly out on the ground. sometimes the person of a president can help make things move along. but you have to remember that players on the ground have their own agendas, their own domestic considerations. their own fears and concerns about what they can give up on or not give up on. then there was this moment where hillary clinton showed her loyalty to the president. and without too much to the readers about the flaws, there's this moment where she shows loyalty and enterprises statement that the president has made, and a way that the players on the ground, the palestinians and israelis, feel they are now stuck in a certain position and they have to block that. of the palestinians are sitting there thinking, we're not going to be more br
Mar 25, 2013 12:00pm EDT
mandate change to routine operations. so it's one thing that the information exists, but the lack of a communication ability to translate that is a significant deficit. for highly uncommon events such as an asteroid fly-by, there's simply no established communication mechanism. i believe our flight operations team learned of da-14 when they received a courtesy call from a colleague at the aerospace corporation. last year the commercial satellite industry participated in dod's war games designed to exercise dod thinking about the deployment of its terrestrial and space assets in response to a conflict situation. last year those games concluded, as they have several times in the past, that dod relies on commercial satellite companies -- their reliance is considerable and that a crisis is the wrong time to try to establish clear lines of communication with your major partners and suppliers. i suspect the same conclusion can be safely applied to the topics that we're discussing today. while governments were first to send satellites to near-earth space, commercial enterprise will be th
Mar 10, 2013 6:30pm EDT
of the evolving elegy that has -- technology that has changed over time and focus on trying to identify passengers and cargo that require more attention versus those that are very low risk. we call it risked base we can really focus our attention on getting more and more people on pre-check or global entry. that is doing your security stuff beforehand, before you get to the airport area did we can really focus on the team building out to state and local that needed to have the kind of network that secretary ridge was talking about. >> you brought up tsa. this is not a beloved department. one of the reasons is that most people's encounter with it, or impact with it is not -- you mentioned risk-based. how will we see tsa checks evolve? there is a "new york times" reporter saying that they will be able to use devices -- devices on airplanes is something different. taking liquids -- >> liquids and gels and shoes, right? we have already been carving out things. you're 12 and under, over 75, do not take off your shoes. we have identified that as low risk groups as a whole. i hope that technology is ulti
Mar 15, 2013 2:00pm EDT
changes, to fail to reform medicare is to destroy it. to fail to reform medicare is to end it forever. in 2023 it runs out of money, mr. speaker. we all know it. those aren't my number, those aren't your number, they're the numbers from the medicare act vares downtown working for pd obama. 2023. there's no more money. how many of us rely on -- have family members who rely on that money. we do them no favors by ignoring the problem and careening toward failure. we do the responsible thing, the hard thing, by making the tough choices we have in this budget that will save that program, not just for my mom and dad, not just for your parents and grandparents, but for more generations to come. our responsibility here, mr. speaker, is not to scare america. our responsibility here is not to tell america who to blame. our responsibility here is to serve america and make the tough decisions that previous congresses have not. the two paths, mr. speaker, two paths. i'm not going to tell you the path we've laid out in the budget committee is an easy path, it's not. when you've been living beyond y
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Mar 4, 2013 6:00pm PST
nearly half a billion dollars on climate change. how many poor children or disabled children could we help. are these debates we should be having, are we going to hurt poor children or disabled children. if we're going to spend money on climate change i'd rather help little children, wouldn't you? >> that's right. and when you look at the redundant and duplicative programs, that's a start. the gao put out a report. 200 to 300 billion dollars of redundant programs in washington d.c. that could have been a perfect place to start. when i was up there in congress we did pass two pieces of legislation to replace the sequester, good, common sense, targeted type of spending cuts that reformed the programs that we had and of course, those pieces of legislation just sat on harry reid's desk. so there were solutions at that were being offered, but to continue to talk about more tax revenue and more increases, as far as taxation, the cbo has already said we're going to have 2 point trillion dollars of revenue this year and that's a pretty high extent-- bit of revenue coming in, but we're still g
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